Freuds' War

Freuds War Despite his worldwide reputation as the father of modern psychology Sigmund Freud s security in his native Vienna changed overnight when Hitler s forces annexed Austria on March His books ha

  • Title: Freuds' War
  • Author: Helen Fry
  • ISBN: 9780750951128
  • Page: 392
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Despite his worldwide reputation as the father of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud s security in his native Vienna changed overnight when Hitler s forces annexed Austria on March 12, 1938 His books had already been burned across Germany, and now he and his family were at immediate risk The Nazis carried out regular raids on Jewish families homes, and the Freuds were noDespite his worldwide reputation as the father of modern psychology, Sigmund Freud s security in his native Vienna changed overnight when Hitler s forces annexed Austria on March 12, 1938 His books had already been burned across Germany, and now he and his family were at immediate risk The Nazis carried out regular raids on Jewish families homes, and the Freuds were no exception They suffered a period of house arrest and two months of uncertainty, before finally securing papers for emigration to England and making a last minute dramatic escape It was after becoming refugees in Britain, however, that the Freuds story takes a fascinating turn Following their escape from Austria, both Sigmund s son Martin and his grandson Walter enlisted in the British Forces, going on to fight for Britain behind enemy lines in Austria.

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    1. This is a very remarkable book about Freud's family. This is not a Sigmund Freud biography, actually he dies in the middle of the book right at the start of the WW2. It mainly concentrates on his son Martin and grandson Walter.We go through all different stages in their life. Starting with the days before WW1, then WW1, the times in between and then in great detail for the most part of the book we find out about their lives during the Nazi times and WW2.This book had many fascinating parts for m [...]

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